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How Shakespeare put politics on the stage

Author: Peter Lake
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work presents an analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England. With an ageing, childless monarch, lingering divisions due to the Reformation, and the threat of foreign enemies, Shakespeare's England was fraught with unparalleled anxiety and complicated problems.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Lake
ISBN: 9780300225662 0300225660
OCLC Number: 992465138
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Peter Lake.

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